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Fur seals feel climate impacts

BBC Science and nature - 1 hour 12 min ago
Changes in the Antarctic climate are showing up in the fur seal population, say scientists who have studied the animals for 30 years on the British Overseas Territory of South Georgia.

VIDEO: 'Depressed' polar bear not moving

BBC Science and nature - 2 hours 24 min ago
Arturo, the polar bear dubbed 'the world's saddest animal', will be staying at his zoo in Argentina, despite a massive petition calling for him to be moved to a colder climate.

EU sets 30% energy savings target

BBC Science and nature - 6 hours 12 min ago
Members of the European Union will have to boost their energy efficiency by 30% by 2030 according to Commission.

Bats 'fly by polarised light'

BBC Science and nature - 8 hours 21 min ago
Zoologists find that bats use the pattern of polarised light in the sky at sunset to help them navigate.

Deep sea mining licences issued

BBC Science and nature - 9 hours 9 min ago
The UN's seabed authority issues exploration licences that accelerate a search for valuable minerals on the ocean floor.

Two rare Amur leopards born at zoo

BBC Science and nature - 11 hours 9 min ago
A pair of Amur leopards, which zookeepers say are on the brink of extinction, are born at Leicestershire's Twycross Zoo.

Quarantine over China plague death

BBC Science and nature - 13 hours 17 min ago
Part of a city in north-west China is sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media say.

Jellyfish set for record numbers

BBC Science and nature - Tue, 2014-07-22 13:00
Wales is hailed as a jellyfish "hotspot" by researchers who say they could hit record numbers this summer.

Three person IVF plans 'progress'

BBC Science and nature - Tue, 2014-07-22 12:35
A public review into the three person IVF technique has been broadly supportive, says the Department of Health.

Kepler sees world with distant orbit

BBC Science and nature - Tue, 2014-07-22 12:04
The Kepler Space Telescope has spotted a distant world with the longest year of any planet in the mission's inventory.

AUDIO: Warm weather boosts slug numbers

BBC Science and nature - Tue, 2014-07-22 11:07
There has been an increase in the number of slugs in Britain's gardens due to the warm and damp weather.

VIDEO: Scientists survey jellyfish after boom

BBC Science and nature - Tue, 2014-07-22 09:52
More and more jellyfish are being spotted on the UK's coastline during the summer months, and now scientists have decided to try and find out why.

Beef's greater environment burden

BBC Science and nature - Mon, 2014-07-21 20:08
A new study says the production of beef is around 10 times more damaging to the environment than any other form of livestock.

VIDEO: Drones homing in on wildlife poachers

BBC Science and nature - Mon, 2014-07-21 17:34
Civilian drones are being tested across Africa's game reserves in a hi-tech battle with poachers threatening the continent's wildlife tourism industry.

Seals 'feed' at offshore wind farms

BBC Science and nature - Mon, 2014-07-21 17:07
Some seals prefer to forage for food at offshore wind farms, UK study suggests.

Sea turtle migrates 2,472 miles

BBC Science and nature - Mon, 2014-07-21 13:01
A green sea turtle migrated a staggering 3,979 km (2,472 miles) in a year, according to Swansea University researchers.
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